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Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
Students analyze the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. They read the background to the Vietnam War and the social, political, and miliary issues surrounding the War and how they affected President Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society Program. They write an analysis of how the Vietnam War became a scar upon President Johnson's presidency.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 8 Views 20 Downloads
Gulf of Tonkin - Prelude to 11 Years of War
High schoolers explore the significance of the Gulf of Tonkin incident. In this Vietnam War lesson plan, students research selected Internet websites to determine how the incident prompted the United States to become involved in the Vietnam conflict.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
War-Making: The Use Of A Congressional Power
Students explain the sharing of powers between the Executive and Legislative branches in the war-making power. They also gain an insight into the events surrounding the declaration of war in 1941 and the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in 1964.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Vietnam 1945 - 1975 :The 10,000 Day War
Each phase of the Vietnam War is fully developed and defined in terms of political cause and effect and social action. Phase one covers the onset of the war in 1945 through the French defeat at Dienbienphu. Phase two discusses American military escalation and involvement beginning with the Gulf of Tonkin incident.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 16 Downloads
The Vietnam War & its Impact on American Society
Foster discussion in your advanced high school history class with primary sources from the Vietnam War era. After a timeline activity involving manipulatives, pupils get down to business analyzing and categorizing the document set. All of this work is in preparation for a fish bowl discussion and timed essay.
10th - 12th Language Arts 76 Views 71 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Opposing Views on the Vietnam War
Young scholars analyze the feelings of Americans regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam War lesson, students collaborate to research Internet and print sources regarding the perspectives on U.S. involvement in the war. Young scholars participate in a simulation that requires them to consider how they would react to being called to service in Vietnam.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 35 Views 201 Downloads
Opposing Views on the Vietnam War
Learners consider opinions regarding the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam lesson, students compare Nixon and Johnson's policies about the war. Learners also research the anti-war movements as well as the sentiments of the those how supported the war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 41 Views 112 Downloads
The history, context, and ramifications of the Vietnam War are the topics of this lecture, which details the roles of China, England, France, and the U.S. in the conflict. A timeline and map guide viewers through the events of the Vietnam War.
18 mins 8th - 11th Social Studies & History 37 Views 137 Downloads
War Making: Executive and Legislative Powers
Students examine executive and legislative powers. In this federal powers lesson, students determine who has the power to wage war in the U.S. government. Students analyze the Constitution and research historical precedents regarding war-making policy.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 27 Downloads
Tonkin Gulf Incident
Eleventh graders investigate the Tonkin Gulf Incident. In this Vietnam War lesson plan, 11th graders conduct research of primary sources about the incident, analyze the sequence of events related to the incident, and decide whether the U.S.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
"It was my view then, and still is, that you don't make war without knowing why." Remembering Vietnam is a powerful resource. The essential questions, the activities, the readings, the materials examined all seek to provide learners with the information Tim O'Brien refers to in The Things they Carried.
11th Social Studies & History 82 Views 104 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
War Powers Act and the Constitution
The strength of this plan, which focuses on the War Powers Act, is in the included supplementary materials. Class members read several provided documents, take notes, and discuss their opinions and then deliberate within small groups or partnerships.
9th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Designed
An Overview of the Vietnam War
A highly engaging warm-up activity kicks off this plan for teaching class members about the Vietnam War. After the anticipatory activity, the teacher chooses the means by which to provide an overview of the war (PowerPoint, lecture, textbook, etc.
11th Social Studies & History 50 Views 61 Downloads
Peace and Aggression: A Challenge of Our Time
Students examine the arguments for and against the United States involvement in the Vietnam War. In groups, they must assign the Vietnam War a just or unjust war using the techniques used to fight and the reasons used by the government to declare war.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 38 Downloads
The 36th President: Lyndon B. Johnson, US History
Students research and analyze Lyndon B. Johnson's achievements as the 36th President focusing on his legislative program. They consider how the passage of time can influence a President's reputation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 18 Downloads
Lyndon B. Johnson
High schoolers take a closer look at legislation passed in the 1960s. In this Great Society lesson plan, students research 6 key pieces of legislation signed into law by Johnson. High schoolers use their findings to write collaborative reports.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 25 Downloads
Social Activism in the United States
Seventh graders explore the goals of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. In this US History lesson, 7th graders read a newspaper article that reported a significant event during this era. Students write a summary of this event.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads